Category: Occupational Therapy

April 16, 2014

Employees exemplify company values

Debbie Lacey
Vice President Human Resources

CERCIE is the award we’ve created as a company to recognize our employees who exemplify RehabVisions’ company values. It is an acronym that stands for Commitment, Excellence, Respect, Compassion, Integrity and Enthusiasm. We ask employees to submit CERCIE certificates to recognize their peers on a quarterly basis. Katie S., a PT in North Dakota is …

March 28, 2014

Rehab Department Thrives in Boom Town

Jennifer Flanagan, SLP
SNF Operations Manager

Perhaps you have heard about the oil boom going on in North Dakota these days. Williston, North Dakota, in the northwest corner of the state, is more than having its 15 minutes of fame in the media with stories about the influx of population on the town and its effects on traffic, real estate and …

March 11, 2014

Five Things Your Rehab Department Should Be Doing

Todd Lohr
National Account Executive

Is your rehab department maximizing its potential? This post is the first in a series. It’s based on some items RehabVisions focuses on when we manage therapy departments, but it’s also a conversation starter about some things you could be doing differently. Whether your department is in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or is an …

February 17, 2014

Healthcare Reform – A Therapy Perspective

Darrell Metcalf
Senior Vice President and CFO

It is a widely held tenant of planning that as organizations we generally overestimate the amount of change that will occur within the next four years, and we underestimate the amount of change in our business/industry over the next 10. When evaluating significant changes like the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Healthcare Reform, I try to …

February 7, 2014

PT Aids in Miracle Recovery

Bill Mannewitz, PT
Clinical Operations Manager – Hospital Division

As physical, occupational and speech therapists we see life-changing events almost daily. Dedicated patients push past their perceived limitations under our individualized care. Occasionally, we are blessed to participate in miraculous events. Kilah Dunn, PT had such an experience. Patient Anthony Crump has agreed to let us share a small portion of his story. In …

January 21, 2014

Why Contract Your Therapy?

Todd Lohr
National Account Executive

Here is a cool little video about why a hospital should consider contracting its therapy department. Enjoy!

October 14, 2013

RV Welcomes Compliance Manager

Stacy Ashley Murphy
Director of Marketing

RehabVisions added a new position to our Operations Department recently to to stay on top of regulatory points and provide expertise to our hospital clients. Brenda Kemling, PT started in her role as Hospital Compliance Manager in June. So far, she has been training RehabVisions’ hospital staff on Functional Limitation Reporting (G-codes with severity modifiers), …

July 30, 2013

Our Reputation Precedes Us

Steve Kinkead, SLP
Director of Operations

An administrator from one of our long-time hospital contracts recently told a story about running into a young family friend who was talking about her travel OT career and that she really liked the company she was working for. It was small and family-owned. She said the company was Cariant Health Partners (our travel division) …

July 19, 2013

Darrell’s Rural Rant

Darrell Metcalf
Senior Vice President and CFO

Our National Account Executive was on the road today returning from a Rural Hospital conference. We didn’t have a booth at this particular show so Todd spent the majority of his time going to the educational sessions along with the hospital personnel that were in attendance. I called him to catch up on anything that …

June 3, 2013

Professional Development – What Are Your Plans?

Tracy Milius, OT
Director of Operations

Not all therapists realize that professional development is an individual responsibility . Only you know what you aspire to be and what goals you have set for yourself. The first step is to conduct a self-assessment of your clinical skills, attitudes and professional practice, ethics and overall job duties. Create your professional development plan based …